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The formal anti-Persian alliance among Athens and most of the city-states except for Sparta was called the
a) Iliad
b) Delian League
c) Olympus Club
d) Draconian Union

In Sparta laws were passed by
a) the council of elders
b) the local deity
c) the Delian League
d) the assembly

An economy in which goods are traded for other goods is a
a) democracy
b) money economy
c) barter system
d) tyranny

Spartan men were
a) highly educated
b) fine craftsmen
c) great athletes and highly trained soldiers
d) bards

The Peloponnesian War was won by
a) Sparta
b) Athens
c) Persia
d) Troy

The two battles that ensured victory for the combined city-states during the Persian Wars were
a) Marathon and Minoa
b) Melos and Tenos
c) Salamis and Marathon
d) Mycenae and Troy

This ancient greek civilization lived on the island of Crete and were sea traders
a) the Spartans
b) the Mycenaeans
c) the Persians
d) the Minoans

A typical Athenian home would most likely have included
a) a courtyard
b) a dining room for entertaining guests
c) a room for spinning wool
d) all of these

The Golden Age of Athens was
a) a time of great advances in the arts and education.
b) when the Council of Elders took control of the government.
c) when Athens won the Olympics ten years in a row.
d) the twenty year period when Odysseus traveled away from home.

Deities in Ancient Greece
a) looked like humans
b) were protectors of city-states
c) could be approached by humans
d) all of these

Athens' ruler that founded democracy and established a constitution was
a) Draco
b) Peisistratus
c) Solon
d) Cleisthenes

Another word for city-state is
a) Bard
b) Agora
c) Acropolis
d) Polis

The event that triggered the Persian Wars occurred when
a) Athens won the 1st Olympic Games.
b) Sparta defeated the Macedonians.
c) Persia conquered Ionia and Athens helped the Ionian rebels.
d) the Trojan army was defeated by soldiers hiding in a wooden horse.

The ruler of Athens who had a written code of laws with harsh punishments was
a) Peisistratus
b) Solon
c) Draco
d) Cleisthenes

The two most famous city-states of ancient Greece were
a) Persia and Macedonia
b) Persia and Sparta
c) Athens and Macedonia
d) Sparta and Athens

Girls in Athens learned to be
a) politicians.
b) mothers of soldiers.
c) just like boys.
d) homemakers like their mothers.

Women in Sparta could not
a) go shopping.
b) express their opinions.
c) take part in government.
d) be mothers of soldiers.

Democracy means that
a) citizens hold the power in government.
b) one man rules the government alone.
c) a few powerful or wealthy citizens rule the government.
d) government is controlled by the military.

Athens was
a) an oligarchy.
b) a tyranny.
c) a democracy.
d) a ruler of Persia.

Sparta was
a) an oligarchy.
b) a tyranny.
c) a democracy.
d) a Greek goddess.

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